Japan: Where Traditions and Modernism Intersect
Summer: May 8-22, 2018 (tentative)
Mimi Yu is the Associate Director of the East Asia Institute and is a Lecturer III in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. She has taught Japanese for over 20 years and her areas of interest are Japanese teaching pedagogy and instructional technology.
Erina Romanowich, a native of Japan, is the Program Coordinator of the East Asia Institute and has taught Japanese as Lecturer I in the Department of Modern Languages and Literatures. Her areas of interest are communicative competency, teaching language through culture and cross-cultural perspectives.
You will spend most the time in Tokyo and Kyoto and will be able to explore Japan, its history, culture, religion, and nature through experiential learning on a tea farm, visits to shrines/temples, food, and networking sessions with local college students.
Japan, the world’s third largest economy, is home to 127 million people. As small as the size of California, Japan is well known for its innovations, technology advancements, and robotic and medical research. It is also a place where traditions and modernism insect
Program Cost: $4,950
- Round trip airfare (San Antonio-Japan)
- In-country group activities
- Two meals/day
- Local transportation
- Bullet train
Cost does not include:
Application Deadline and Payment Timeline
- 3-credits of UTSA tuition
- UTSA Education Abroad Fee ($150)
- UTSA International Insurance Fee ($19/week)
Application Deadline: November 29
Applications will be accepted through Nov. 29 and "rolling acceptance" will be made along the way until all spots are filled, so apply early.
Non-refundable deposit fee of $350: due before 4:00pm on December 6, 2017 (submit to the East Asia Institute office located in MB 1.209)
IEF Study Abroad Scholarship Application Due: February 15
How to Apply
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For questions regarding this program, please contact:
- Erina Romanowich: 210.458.8550 or firstname.lastname@example.org
- Mimi Yu: 210.458.8558 or email@example.com
Page quick link: http://studyabroad.utsa.edu/?go=HonorsJapan